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MethodInfo.ReturnType Property

Gets the return type of this method.

Namespace:  System.Reflection
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public virtual Type ReturnType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Type
The return type of this method.

Implements

_MethodInfo.ReturnType

To get the return type property, first get the class Type. From the Type, get the MethodInfo. From the MethodInfo, get the ReturnType.

The following example displays the return type of the specified method.

using System;
using System.Reflection;

class Mymethodinfo
{
    public static int Main()
    {
        Console.WriteLine ("\nReflection.MethodInfo");

        // Get the Type and MethodInfo.
        Type MyType = Type.GetType("System.Reflection.FieldInfo");
        MethodInfo Mymethodinfo = MyType.GetMethod("GetValue");
        Console.Write ("\n" + MyType.FullName + "." + Mymethodinfo.Name);

        // Get and display the ReturnType.
        Console.Write ("\nReturnType = {0}", Mymethodinfo.ReturnType);
        return 0;
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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